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In order to provide personal advice to our clients in relation to superannuation and self managed superannuation funds, Radford Financial Advisory Services (QLD) Authorised Representative No 124 7493 has chosen to be authorised through the SMSF Advisors Network Pty Ltd (SAN) – the Australian Financial Services Licence of the National Tax and Accountants’ Association Ltd (NTAA). SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd AFSL No. 430062 ABN: 64 155 907 681

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Conducting due diligence when buying an existing business

Posted on December 2, 2020 by admin

You’ve found the perfect business for you to buy. It fits all your requirements and you’re in a position where you can comfortably buy the business. What’s next?

Before you sign the contract to finalise the buy, it is important to conduct due diligence. For this, you should review the financial records, business operations and legal documents. These will prepare you to manage the business and identify any risks or problems in process that you might need to tackle head on. You will also be able to better understand what will be expected of you as owner of the business and which responsibilities have been allocated to that position. 

You should review items such as: 

Additionally, you need to conduct financial due diligence. Examine the past 3 to 5 years of the following financial documents:

You should examine these to make sure that record-keeping has been conducted and maintained appropriately. This will also inform you of any changes that need to be made once you start running the business yourself. 

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